Official Guides to the City of London

Robin Rowles

Languages:

English.

Themes:

General City Tour, Literary tours, Wartime, The Great Fire of London.

Biography

My day job takes me all over London and beyond but the City of London is special. I'm a committee member of Birkbeck Early Modern Society and member of the Sherlock Holmes Society of London. Even when we're rushing from A to B, if you pause, listen and look, you'll feel the history of London all around. My goal is to recreate that moment every time I lead a walk...   

 

Qualifications

City of London Guide Lecturer, 2009.

MA Comparative History of Early Modern Europe 2007.

BA History 2004.

I have led walks and delivered on the spot guiding for many organisations including London Open House/Open City - Christian Aid - Local London Guiding Day 'Help for Heroes' - Amnesty International - and others.

Guided Tours

Sherlock Holmes: The Red-Headed League and The Man Accused of Murdering Himself!

Civil War Connections 'round Cheapside & St Paul's

The Rivals of William Shakespeare (currently under revision) 

'Martians, Miracles, and Time Machines': The London of HG Wells